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mirkirimi. >> cyclist lance armstrong confesses to doping and now the world around him has changed. ed lavandera takes a closer look. >> reporter: just after the u-s anti-doping agency released it's "reasoned decision" report last october condemning lance armstrong as a doper. the cycling icon made his first public appearance in one of the few safe places he had left. armstrong had just stepped down as the chairman of livestrong, days before the foundation's annual ride for the roses charity biking event in austin, texas. he was surrounded by more than 4-thousand cyclists. many of them cancer survivors. >> "obviously it has been interesting and as i said the other night, at times very difficult few weeks people ask me a lot how you doing, well i've been better but i've also been worse." as the lance armstrong myth >> reporter: has unraveled over the years. he's now often criticized for using his relationship with cancer survivors and the livestrong foundation to salvage his public image. it's been called the "magic cancer shield." texas monthly magazine writer michael hall has profile
. >> pam: now for a look at our top stories at eight- thirty. disgraced cycling champion lance armstrong has reportedly admitted to doping throughout his career. during an interview with oraph winfrey taped today. before the interview. armstrong. who was stripped of his seven tour- de- france titles. issued an emotional apology to members of the "live strong" cancer charity foundation he started. the interview with winfrey is set to air thursday. >> the search for potential victims of the "speed freak killers" in a central california well is entering its second week. the f-b-i continues to prepare the sight for closer inspection. and has had to deal with numerous setbacks. including misjudging the depth of the well. it turned out to be 200- as was first thought. >> and bart is seeing a surge in ridership. the agency says, it experienced a six- percent increase in riders last year. well above its projected 1-point- 8 percent increase. the improving economy and high gas prices are the primary reasons. bart says, it will need to increase the number of train- cars in the system to 1-thousand
kerman kron 4 news. cyclist lance armstrong is expected to make a shocking announcement when he appears in an interview with oprah this coming week. nick valencia takes a look at what the possible admission of performance enhancing drugs use could mean for armstrong's career. >> "i've said it for seven years, i've said it for longer than seven years, i have never doped. i can say it again, but i've said it for seven years, it doesn't help." >> reporter: help may be something lance armstrong will need a lot of to redeem his reputation after the u- s-a today reports armstrong will quote, "admit to doping throughout his career." the newspaper does not name their source, but says its a person with knowledge of the situation. u-s-a today says the former seven-time tour de france champion's admission, which had been widely rumored for weeks, is expected to come in a monday interview with oprah winfrey that will be taped for air thursday. as for why he's doing this now? the journalist who broke the story says armstrong had no choice. >> "with all the evidence that's come out against him it's h
performance? >> armstorng: yes. >> pam: lance armstrong makes his first public admission of using performance enhancing drugs. during a lengthy interview with oprah winfrey. after a decade of defiance and deinal. the disgraced cyclnig champion changes course. and acknowledges that he couldn't have won a record 7-tour-de-france titles. without doping. grant lodes joins us now with more from tonight's tell-all interview. >> from testosterone, to human growth hormones. he said that the use them for all seven victories he did not think it was human the possibly seven consecutive times without using this has doping. >> i see this as one big lie and i repeat it bailout. as you said it is not as if i just said no. this story was so perfect for so long and i mean that i tried to take this out of the situation to work on the disease and to have victory, seven times, happy marriage, and children. the perfect story and it was not true. i think that this ruthless desire to win. it serves me well. entering the diseases. the level that it went to for whatever reason. that the finance, that attitude, that a
news. >> pam: lance armstrong. continuing his tell- all interview tonight. some surprising details on whether or not he thinks his lifelong ban from competitive sports. is the right punishment. take a listen. >> i cannot lie to you. frankly, this might not be the most popular answer but i think i deserve it. maybe not right now but if you look at the situation, the culture, the sport. if i could go back to that time. you are treating my story for a six months' suspension. that is what people thought. >> that is what other people thought. >> so i got a death penalty and >> you can never compete again. >> i am not saying that it is unfair. i'm saying that it is different. >> to you think you've got to what you deserve? >> bomb. >> for a long time people were saying that there were on a witchhunt. do you think that at this moment, how big you were how much that meant and how much people believed. what's your name and brand it stood for. >> shore. >> i deserve to be punished. i cannot know if i deserve the death penalty. >> pam: lance armstrong went on to say, the most humbling moment
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